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The best of entertainment, music, pop culture, events, the Arts, lifestyle and things to do in metro Albany and Southwest Georgia.

2015 Countdown to high school football kickoff

The Albany Herald counts down to the opening of the 2015 high school football season. Come back often as we add previews and photos of Albany area teams.

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CARLTON FLETCHER: Yeezy for president? We've had worse

OPINION: Imagining the details of a Kanye West presidency

Kanye West jokingly told the VMA audience that he was planning a presidential run, but would that be so farfetched?

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MICHAEL GERSON: Trump delcares war on demography

OPINION: GOP frontrunner is all about himself

The Trump campaign is emphatically about Trump, in a manner typical of populism from Huey Long to Hugo Chavez.

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KEVIN SPROUL: Sheriff's Office keeps track of sex offender registry

THE SHERIFF'S REPORT: Two sheriff's deputies maintain the registry in Dougherty County

Sex offenders are a serious threat to public safety, and I am serious about addressing that threat.

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RONDA RICH: Life's not always funny

THE DIXIE DIVA: Quiet moments are the best for finding time to create

The one piece of advice I always give to aspiring writers is to find time to reflect, which will, in turn, present a story, a philosophy or an observation that will prove worthy of recording.

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EDDIE SEAGLE: Steptember rolls in with autumn in tow

GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: A weekly look at home gardens and landscapes

As August vacates our spaces and September comes marching in, here is another type of tree that beautifies our landscapes: The Callery pear (Pyrus calleryana).

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LORAN SMITH: Another jewel in the Thomasville crown

LIFESTYLES COLUMNIST: There's anticipation for quail season

It’s hot and sticky this time of the year in this Southwest Georgia enclave, but it’s nothing like summers of the past. This has been a season of thundershowers, which are ameliorating and comforting to a populace where quail hunting, the signature event in Thomas County, is as beloved by the locals as it is by visitors from far away.

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Haunting tales and sights sought

Scary sights, decorations, costumes or stories? Send them in!

Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Sept. 2-8, 2015

The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.

Latest Photo Galleries

"MillerCoors Makes Art" opens Thursday night

This Thursday night the Albany Area Arts Council will open its latest monthly exhibit titled "MillerCoors Makes Art" featuring works created by MillerCoors employees and their families.

McNair films 'Tennie and the Videotape' trailer in Camilla

Actor, writer, teacher and film maker Alana McNair returned to her hometown of Camilla recently to shoot scenes for a trailer to promote her latest film project "Tennie and the Videotape."

Young Artists - August 2015

Each day, The Albany Herald publishes on page 1A a drawing submitted by a young student from the Albany area and Southwest Georgia. These are the drawings we published in August.

iLOGIC Photos

Njemile Z. Ali, is in the process of fine-tuning a community-based family education program known by the acronym iLOGIC.

Albany Mall ASU Rams Rose march

The Albany State University Marching Rams, set to appear in the 2016 Rose Parade in Pasadena, Calif., surprise Albany Mall shopper Saturday with a musical show.


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